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that you are saying across virginia as obama and romney both candidates wanting to win here in battleground virginia. today, mitt romney spent his day focused on virginia with stops in three areas. our chant is this, five more days. little time left, the campaign trail has been tricky. both canceled events because of the storm. today, both men were back in campaign mode. >> the consequence of what this election means -- we can't lose, we need you for agenda, we have to take back america. >> making the point he is still commander-in-chief, he wore his air force one jacket today for stops in several states. >> we will win wisconsin again and we will win this election and we will renew the bonds and reaffirm what makes the u.s. the greatest nation honors. >> the polls show this is a dead heat nationwide and is a sign of how close it is that obama spent time in wisconsin, a state they had been counting on. he picked up one sandy-related endorsement. michael bloomberg cited his handling of the storm in backing president obama. the romney campaign has their share of high-profile celebrities in th
." >> thanks a lot. weps we want to get back to the race for the white house. >> president obama, mitt romney both canceled events following hurricane sandy, but both in for very busy days ahead today. john gonzales to explain how they are making up for the lost time. >> with the race still at a dead heat it resumes today after taking a break for hurricane sandy. the most recent polls show president obama with a slight lead in nine key battleground states. the presidential campaigns are in full swing today. the final sprint to find out who'll run the country for the next four years. president obama surveyed the damage on a 60-mile stredge of the jersey shore. >> we are here for you. we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> in such a tight race, romney couldn't afford to lose another day on the campaign trail, stopping in florida, a must-win state for hip. romney set aside his attacks and took a more subdued tone. the president gets back on track today with stops in wisconsin, nevada and colo
voters go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled events in virginia. one big impact right now. also, it's going to effect their effort to get out the vote. didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. two other key states that will impacted. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing arguments of these candidates. in the last nine days. >> in some ways this is the real october surprise. i wonder, if you're the president how do you manage campaigning, because his job is truly on the line here with governing and imagine perhaps a large disaster. >> you show that you're in touch. the president was already talking to the federal emergency management agency. he's returning to the white house tomorrow afternoon, as i said, cancelling some events. the biggest problem for the president right now, if he makes any mishandling of this storm could affect the final days of this race. more than any other factor. >> in nonweat
behind me making phone calls and the same scenario has played out in romney field offices. both sides wanted to win the ground game. it is super saturday at the fairfax county republican headquarters. >> volunteers shoulder to shoulder showing their allegiance to team romney and the republican ticket. both sides say this is an unprecedented round game in virginia. more volunteers, and more boaters contacted than ever before. >> he really wants to vote for mitt romney. you will get some people who are irritated but that is life. >> their armed with questions to ask and the answers will go into computer models tracking however member of the household might vote. >> they do not do this for a living. they support our republican message. that is what works best. >> this family physician canvases neighborhoods. >> would you be interested in a yard sign? >> i would be, my dad would not. go ahead and put one out there. >> this is a great opportunity to test our ground game. >> this is something the mccain campaign did not do well enough to win in the last election. michael shore heads of the
. it is the chance at being heard across mitt romney land. >> four more days. >> it is time. >> both sides are counting the days between now and tuesday. barack obama was greeted with chants of "four more years." he reminded the crowd. >> in four days, you have a choice to make. it is not between two party is orwo candidates. it is a choice between two different visions for america. >> the obama campaign says unemployment went up because more people are re-entering the job market, newly optimistic about jobs being created. >> the american auto industry is back on top. home values are on the rise. >> but mitt romney was quick to insist not enough new jobs are being created to energize the still is the candidate who knows how. >> i will have a lot of people offering advice, and i know a lot about it myself to begin with. >> virginia remains one of the most coveted prizes to win on tuesday. barack obama has two rallies here tomorrow. on monday, the final day of campaigning, mitt romney will spend his day in lynchburg and head to a rally -- at george mason university. >> thanks, rebecca. resid
last month. e stillmployment rat 0.1% to 7.9%. >> is the battle for the buckeye state. both candidates barnstorming the buckeye state. president obama's land mitt romney on an issue that has in this critical battleground. i knew betting on american the right thing to do. on american ingenuity and know-how was the right thing to do. off.s paid off withomney started what his bill campaign -- billed as a closing argument. >> this is about the future we are going to leave to our children. we thank you and we ask you to until the finish line. the fine a job report before election day is out, and it not earth shattering. the u.s. economy created 171,0 the last month, but creeped up toate 7.9%. say that this is not the race inake up way. what has happened in the last is already bic into perception. >> mitt romney is in ohio, the president the northeastern corner. latest tracking poll showed that the race is tight, but a slew of data ground state polls edge to the president. >> mitt romney has about 48 adjust that. >> ohioan not be able to escape the political spotlight. president obama will b
to tighten it. they both made a gamble. but the romney campaign made a gamble that enough women cared about the economy and economic issues more than or at least as much as -- >> in the debates, obama related women's issues to family and economic issues. he didn't isolate it that way and, of course, the big elephant in the room is that romney showed up on october the 3rd like an alien ripped off his mask and said, i'm brand new now. >> but we liked him. we liked him. isn't that the point? we liked him better. >> it was like -- he has evolutionary ideology. >> you know, andrew, at this point in the campaign, all that matters is who has the last-minute enthusiasm. i don't know about the word momentum. i think that comes fretted with meaning. i think enthusiasm. you can't argue that the republicans who have gotten a little depressed were enthused. after that debate. the president won the last two. romney won the first one and romney won all three. it's a distraction for both candidates. to aukt -- talk about the joys of bipartisan ship. >> it's a fundamental issue. when i become president, we
have more work to do. >> with a hefty 18 electoral votes up for grabs, romney has two events there today. colorado, also a tough one for republicans, and it was seen in obama's column. but romney is up three according to a rasmussen paul. and both teams have fought incredibly hard over d six electoral votes. perhaps an indicator that even the smallest trophy cannot be passed up. of course, va. -- it has been 24 hours since we have seen the candidates. don't worry. the president, with bill clinton and musician dave matthews, will be in virginia and monday will cap off his campaign here with a rally at george mason university. >> ok, scott. thank you. we will follow the candidates on their final stop in battleground va., and you can join us on election night for up-to-the-minute results and also on wjla.com. leon? >> the serial attacker in fairfax county has struck again. here is a sketch of the man that is believed to have groped at least nine different women. >> the latest attack occurred just behind me at that very busy bus stop here in springfield. 6 of the attacks have occ
romney had ent so much time in virginia and ohio that they will have t to start payiying taxes in both states. lelet's run the table of the battleground states and where they seem to be at this point. ohio. >> ohio remains beyond romney's grasped at this point in large part because obama is doing better there with white voters than he is across the country in large part in the northwest ohio and northeast ohio, which is the industrial belt, ere the auto bailout really made difference. its so much of a problem for romney there that rob portman on thursday night as he introduced romney in defiance, ohio for a huge cro is said "we have got to talk about this auto thing tonight." eyre still trying to explain that. >> ken romney eastwind without oh? -- can romney win witho ohio? >> yes, but it will be a tough one to reachch. but it is still very close race. >> virginia? >> v virginia will still probably end op in obama's camp. >> i look at the polls when we started the program and romney is up on average -- >> there is another poll that shows that obama is up in virginia. but he has been ru
making a to the red cross. >> a complete halt, both teams is spending campaign events. mitt romney bus used to deliver food and walter. they're encouraging people to take in those yard signs so they e dangerousm projectiles. of it all is pivotal, .ust eight days left many wonder what election will if there are widespread power outages. >> their plan for extended hours for absentee voting. >> it would mean -- voters might as a blessing, the loss of campaign commercials and phone calls. >> the u.s. labor department is hopeful it can release the october jobs report friday. unemployment is at 7.8%. that is always important. the board of elections is the offices to be whommodating to anyone early because about getting to next tuesday. maryland counseled early voting today. -- cancelled early voting today. are not on, you can wjla.com.andy news on make sure you have far app on your smart phones or ipad. bill looksheck like there is not much action the route -- it looks like there's not much action happening on the roads. >> you are some problems because high wind and rain. debris all over th
of you are fired... i looked b both ways i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage it was like building my own coffin and it just made me sick. [ male announcerer ] prrities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you like snow? go west and south. it is still snowing in higher elevations of most places. some areas saw more than two feet of snow. the most snow recorded so far has been in tennessee -- 34 inches. >> wow. >> beautiful, isn't it? and far away from us. >> that is pretty crazy for october. >> trick or treat! mild days and nights weather before winter sets in, but to remind you clearly, winter is just around the corner. a little time lapse for you in frederick county, maryland. the despot's with sunshine. it looked promising for a while, but then the clouds rolled back in. -- these are the spots with sunshine. clouds rolled in just before sunset. 52 was the t
'll endeavor to find those good men and women on both sides of the aisle. >> reporter: governor romney in new hampshire today. he'll be here on the eve of the election. the president here tomorrow. they are taking those four electoral votes very seriously. particularly in a race, as you know, is a dead-heat as we head into election day. >> hard to believe, only three days left. david, thank you. >>> joining us now for more on this is abc political consultant matthew dowd. good morning, matt. >> good morning. >> so curious to know who has the edge on tuesday? >> this marathon that has gone on 700 days. everybody is ready for this thing. the candidates are exhausted. i think in the aftermath of what's gone on this week, there's a little wind behind the sails of the president, at this time. especially in the electoral college. i think he has the advantage right now. >> you think sandy has that big of an impact? >> what sandy did was stop any momentum mitt romney had. and i think iconic pictures of the president, especially with the republican governor of new jersey. all of those pictures, i thin
closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> if you -- if your town is on water, you're most likely to the flooding first. >> suzanne kennedy is in annapolis monitoring the progress. the wind has picked up significantly, as has the rain. we are live on main street in downtown annapolis. the roads are virtually empty, a lot of the businesses have pushed up sandbags. -- put up sandbags. there is still power in downtown annapolis. t the city dock a little while ago, the water is rising. they're concerned about flooding there. a lot of people are keeping a on that. high tide was just a few minutes ago. keep an eye on things as as flooding goes in annapolis. starting to have the gusts up at sandy has moved ashore.
are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all jt lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mmitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> one person is critically ill noon after being overcome by park -- by carbon monoxide. >> the fumes came from a being used to power the family's home. >> this is what happened in the block in the laurel section howard county this morning. it was around 4:45 when the occupant of the house call authorities' when she became suspicious about what on here. authorities found that a generator had been placed in an open doorway that led to the garage.- t as a result, one male was baltimore shock trauma hospital. the general level of carbon in the man's blood was should normally be. >> they need to educate us more generators. power went out in this neighborhood at 5:00 last night restored at 7:
looked both ways i looked a at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devevastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage it was like building my own coffin and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] prioiorities usa actio is responsible for the content of this advertising. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% % more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> hurricane sandy is having a noticeable impact on the campaign trail. president obama met with people at the red cross in northwest d.c. he will be flying off to new jersey tomorrow to join gov. chris christie for a tour of the damaged areas. >> nit romney turned his stop in ohio into a star relief effort today. boby ryan will be back with a look on your back to work and hallowing forecasting a few minutes. >> a halloween alert you need
in the city. >> four days and counting before day.ion to that both candidates hoped numbers will help fuel their campaign. one day before campaign, theident obama touted as progress. e rose 2/7oyment rat to 9%. why mitt romney called report a sad reminder of the at a virtual standstill. abc 7 is your election station. for instant update you can log wjla.com. >> coming up, an election story see.ters need to separating facts from fiction when it comes to question. >> we are keeping a close eye on the dropping temperatures. man is dead after police say man andked a washington. 74-year-old william turner said grandson attack him. jump on him and began his face and his neck. police say the officer attacked and they fired once. coming to doy was if he had thee weapon. >> he said his grandson was normally mild-mannered it. was acting grandson strange and he did not know what was wrong with him. >> there are four days before election day. >> we will tell you where endured long lines coming up. is, no -- no, yes. the signs and commercials are everywhere. coming up, the real numbers when to question
monitoring the hurricane after clearing his calendar. >> mitt romney also canceled his events today. 30 canceled so far. both campaigns are using social media to urge supporters to contribute to relief efforts. and romney staffers are collecting supplies at campaign offices. >> there was some brief chat on twitter -- should they delay the presidential election because of the storm? highly unlikely to happen. an interesting conversation how it impacted both campaigns. coming up next, big headaches in the big apple. >> new york city practically cut off from the outside world for the first time since 9/11 attack -- attacks. we'll talk to a city official about what's ahead when we come back. you are watching "world news now." about what's ahead when we come back. you are watching "world news now." septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at rid-x.com. try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an
battlegrounds. mitt romney spends his entire in virginia, state that republicans are desperate to win. >> this is a critical place for us. five more days. >> the latest abc news poll shows a dead heat nationally. both sides claim to be winning in the battleground. president obama is a head its three poles in the most critical ones. president obama is working to shore up his midwest firewall. ohio, wisconsin, iowa will see a attention from him over the next five days. in virginia today. yesterday he spent all day in florida. both states he absolutely must order to get to the white house. neither side can say for sure the impact sandy has had on the race. past today's, was on the trail talking bipartisanship while obama had the op showing it republicanrsey christie, one of romney's biggest allies. obama got high marks for his handling of the storm in poll.test >> a great guy, very had governor whitman. -- with him. >> the next five days will be campaigning, and intense sprint to the finish line. stay with us abc 7 for the comprehensive coverage of the race for the white house. at 12:30
. and sandy has blown both candidates off course. here is jonathan karl. >> reporter: mitt romney transformed the planned ohio rally into a bid to support relief efforts. >> we won't be able to solve all the problems with our effort. one of the things i learned in life is you make the difference you can. >> reporter: it has trappings of a traditional campaign event, stage, big american flag, campaign music, lots of romney supporters. but you also have over here canned goods and supplies that people have brought for vick,ti of the storm. the storm put romneyen a bind. while the president can lead relief efforts. >> this is something heartbreaking for the nation. >> reporter: there is not much for romney to do beyond encouraging supporters to pitch in. with fema working overtime, democrats are hammering him for what he said at a debate when asked if some of fema's responsibilities should be turned over to the states. >> abslaugolutely. any team you have occasion to take something from the federal government and send back to the states that is the right direction. if you can go back and send it
are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all jt lost our j jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built th stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcerer ] priorities usa action is responsible for ton content of this advertising. >> the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> they finally figured out a stop rg3 on the run. but they held him to just 8 yards on six carries. the passing game, his targets much help.e him steelers go for it on fourth and from the one. with the handoff, he gets there. dealers. skin's go for it on for than gold. rg3 finds moss. the extra point is blocked. in the second, a pump fake and he finds miller in the back of end zone. third quarter, a little tricky work by pittsburgh. inside the five to the redskins won. in.ch itdo defense comes up big and gets a on rg3. they had 10 drops on offense. frustration spewing over. what are you doing? his helmet off danielle
romney are going through battleground states for every vote. how is it that both guys are so confident? >>> extreme shoplifting. caught on tape. a suitcase filled with $1,000 in steaks. this guy hiding items in a neck brace. how the thieves are working in teams and making everything more expensive for you. ♪ happy birthday to you >>> and best birthday ever. we'll tell you how a mall worker convinced 1980s rock legend billy idol to play at his birthday party. this band went through extraordinary lengths, launching a two-year campaign to meet his idol. and we were there for the big night, exclusively for the payoff. >>> you learn something new every morning on this broadcast. i had no idea that ron claiborne was a big billy idol fan. >> i am, indeed. and justin bieber fan. >> good morning, everybody. we want to get straight to the big story this morning. that superstorm. abc's meteorologist, ginger zee, is in florida, tracking what could be a once-in-a-lifetime event. >> sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm. but that's temporary. this behemoth is forecast to become a hurricane
, back then, there were probably at least 537 people who felt the same way. >> reporter: and mitt romney has picked up the endorsements of two iowa newspapers that supported obama last time. one that hasn't supported a republican since richard nixon. with the storm coming and the race so tight, both campaigns are trying to bank as many votes as possible in states with early voting. with lines especially long in virginia and maryland. and the campaign goes on. mitt romney campaigning here in ohio today and the president hitting the trail tomorrow in florida and right back here in ohio. david? >> the political storm caused by the hurricane, too. jon karl, thank you. >>> when we come back here tonight, we can't forget the other big event of the week, halloween. tonight, one spectacular before and after. look at this pumpkin. in a moment here, you won't believe what it turned into. i have a cold... i took dayquil, but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relie
. mitt romney will be campaigning in virginia. george, you can expect both of them to be campaigning virtually nonstop between now and tuesday. >> no question about it. they're going to be focused on the white battleground states and the pink in north carolina, over the next several days. want to give you a sense of each side's strategy. what the obama campaign is trying to do is build a firewall in the big american states, iowa, wisconsin. he gets to 271 electoral votes. and if mitt romney wins all of the other battlegrounds right there, he'll come up a little bit short, which may explain, jon, one of the reasons the romney campaign is trying to put new efforts into minnesota and pennsylvania and michigan, where they have been behind so far. but if they're able to pick off any one of those three states, that's enough to put him over the top. and one of the things we're seeing, you talk about the travel in the last few days. these battleground states, jon, are also completely inundated by ads. we got some fun -- fun for us, but not so much fun for this little girl, who is pretty sick
was the story of the week. there was so much media attention devoted to the storm. how did both candidates really get taken off their message? how did that impact the overall campaign, do you think? >> one thing it did, it just freezes things in place and took away the momentum from mitt romney. he essentially had to go down for several days in the middle of the final week of the campaign. that's bad news if you're the challenger, and for president obama, it gave him a chance to do his day job, and that day job happens to be being the president, so he was able to appear in the disaster zone, able to marshal the resources and show he was in control, have a commander in chief moment while mitt romney was struggling how to be a candidate in a time of a national catastrophe. >> and good favorability marks coming out after the storm for the president. >> indeed. we had almost eight in ten people saw the president's reaction to the storm favorably. those are astoundingly positive numbers, and you even had republicans, including the prominent republican chris christie, praising him for his effort
both ways i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost ourobs. we don't have an income. mt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage it was likeld building my own coffin and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for ton content of this advertising. >> coming up tonight at 5:00, the controversial drug some say is taking over the downtown area. the struggle between store owners, residents and local lawmakers. many are fuming and what this drug banned. >> thanks so much. 5:17 is the time. the sheriff's office released the sketch of a man wanted in a deadly shooting in waldorf. the suspect is likely in his early 20's, about 6-feet tall. a man and woman were walking their dog along a path on new hampshire circle last friday. the man pulled out a gun and shot at them killing the woman. her husband remains hospitalized with serious injuries. authorities believe this crime was a random attack. >> 5:17 now. jackie is back wi
. the president will hold a rally in colorado. >> mitt romney made campaign stops across virginia. he argued that country needs a president that understands. he said he is the candidate who does. we will have more details from the campaign trail of both candidates. >> no information on a high- profile robbery. we will see how police are investigating. >> thewe are live in national. we will take into the red carpet at the cma awards. later at we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking t about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> the jeep got stuck at the top of a 14-foot high border fence. ramps did not work as planned. they fled back to mexico leading the vehicle behind. and the ra
both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 milldoion dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announc ] prioiorities usa actn is responsible for the content of this advertising. the number of votes that changed the course of american history. anncr: five hundred and thirty seven.ve newscaster: florida is too close to call... anncr: the difference between what was... and what could have been. so this year, if you're thinking that your vote doesn't count. that it won't matter. well, back then, there were probably at least 537 people... who felt the same way. make y your voice heard. vote. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> this song's dedicated to new york and new jersey, all our friends on the east coast. >> jason aldean at the cma awards last night. one of the many emotional tributes, saluting survivors of sandy. we'll have all of the highlights from
. >> reporter: mitt romney picked up the endorsements of two of iowa newspapers that supported obama last time. one that hasn't supported a republican since richard nixon. with the storm coming and the race so tight, both campaigns are trying to bank as many votes as possible in states with early voting. the super storm has not stopped the campaign. mitt romney campaigning in three states monday. the president will be on the trail as well, campaigning in florida. jonathan karl, abc news, marion, ohio. >> you have off to believe this is a distraction neither campaign wanted. sandy wreaking havoc in all kind of ways. we will be back, everybody. stay with us. 3q get irresistibly clean and fresh carpets in your home with resolve deep clean powder. the moist powder removes three times more dirt than vacuuming alone while neutralizing odors for a clean you can see, smell and really enjoy. don't just vacuum clean. resolve clean. >>> those pictures will only get worse. hurricane sandy is more powerful than the federal government. shutting down operations right there in the nation's capital. >> our was
and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mmitt romney made ovever 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcerer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> this morning, the perfect storm. still wreaking havoc after pounding the east coast with waves and punishing winds. nearly half of new york city in the dark and underwater. as floodwaters swamp tunnels, wash out roads and force hospitals to evacuate, even the tiniest patients. this morning, the latest on the catastrophic damage, the dramatic rescue, and where the storm is headed next. our extreme team live in the storm zone. "good morning america" special coverage starts, right now. >>> just look at the scene overnight right here in new york city. that's breezy point. fire coming out of the waters right there. entire neighborhoods destroyed. more than 50 homes are gone
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